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Blue Duck Tavern

24 & M Streets, Northwest, Washington DC, DC 20037
+1 202-419-6755
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (186 reviews)
“bone marrow” (155 reviews)
“apple pie” (176 reviews)
Open Now
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
24 & M Streets, Northwest, Washington DC, DC 20037
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Reviewed yesterday

We had high expectations for the food (which was exquisite), but the service, specifically our server Michael Hillman made the evening an unforgettable birthday celebration. Michael's energy, knowledge, and attention to detail could make even fast food worthy of a Michelin star. From the personalized...More

Thank bizaness-traveler
Reviewed 3 days ago

For a Michelin rated restaurant I expected a bit more. Wait staff was good, wine was also good and decent pours. However, two things were a bit disappointing: 1. Meal was just ok. Nothing to rave about. Even tried the bone marrow which was ok...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had a bit of trouble finding the front door and once inside the restaurant the lighting was very dim. The waiter brought a light to the table so I could read the menu. Food was very good. I had raw oysters and duck. Staff...More

1  Thank Macsugar
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant is to die for. Seriously!! I can’t get over how wonderful our meal was. I was so scared to try bone marrow but theirs was outstanding, I couldn’t get enough. The service was great and we had an excellent bottle of wine recommended...More

Thank kmk1024
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited BDT Tuesday Morning recently and loved my dining experience. The service was truly wonderful and everything I ate was fantastic. I ended up getting the Short Rib Hash after consulting with the waiter on the more popular dishes. The meal came with and...More

Thank Dcantu
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had dinner here and somehow our order got lost. We waited over 45 minutes between the appetizer and the main course. They did make up for with extra sides and taking stuff off the menu, but still, this is a Michelin one star restaurant.

Thank PeaceCorpsNorm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My cocktail, called the Black Beauty, had Rye, house-made amaro, and Blood orange and mom’s Painted Elephant with whiskey, fig, fennel, and yuzu were just what the doctor ordered after a long day of sightseeing. As were the “fries”, which were little bricks of crispy...More

Thank wired2theworld
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We tried various ways of getting a table here. Open Table, direct phone calls and eventually our Hotel secured a booking for an early dinner. Do not really understand why it was so hard as when we were there they were only 50% full. Anyway...More

Thank markzz2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Let me first say that we were very exited to go to this widely acclaimed restaurant. When we were greeted at the hotel door for valet a very warm gentleman helped us and he genuinely gets hospitality. We had came early to get a look...More

Thank Haveeatengreat
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I really hate to do this but I must give the Blue Duck Tavern a less than stellar review. I have been to the Blue Duck on more than a few occasions and I am usually pleased with the quality of the food even when...More

2  Thank BFLOMAN
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Clinton S
30 November 2017|
Response from HonestMcHonest | Reviewed this property |
Probably coat and tie
28 July 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from PHWashington | Property representative |
We sincerely apologize for the delay. While the options might be limited, the chefs can prepare something based on your preferences.
Anna S
27 October 2015|
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Response from PHWashington | Property representative |
Dear Anna S, We gladly welcome children of all ages and also offer a children's menu. We would also be more than happy to place an order for your daughter's cake. Please give us a call at {202} 419 6755 to confirm... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 40 - US$ 50
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 10:30 AM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
6:30 AM - 10:30 AM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:30 AM - 10:30 AM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:30 AM - 10:30 AM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:30 AM - 10:30 AM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:30 AM - 10:30 AM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:30 AM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 & M Streets, Northwest, Washington DC, DC 20037
    (24 & M Streets NW)
  • Public Transportation: Foggy Bottom Metro Station - Orange and Blue Lines Dupont Circle Metro Station - Red Line
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-419-6755
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Blue Duck Tavern, a contemporary neighborhood restaurant, invites its guests to gather and celebrate in good taste with a menu focusing on the freshest ingredients available from local purveyors and artisans. The menu notes every farm where the main ingredient for the dish was raised before its journey to the table. Dishes are genuine, time-honored and traditional -- slow roasting in wood embers, braising, preserving and smoking techniques bring the true flavors of America's great, simple and wholesome foods to the Blue Duck Tavern. The restaurant has an elegant residential feel through the open staff pantry and kitchen, wood-burning oven and the showpiece Molteni range.
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